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Senior research engineer at Electricité de France, Research and Development Division, Department PRISME (Performance, Industrial Risk, Monitoring for Maintenance and Operations), Chatou, France - Address: B. Iooss, EDF R&D, 6 Quai Watier, 78401 Chatou cedex, France - Contact: Bertrand Iooss - LinkedIn profile - Viadeo profile

Research interests

Applied and industrial statistics - Reliability Engineering - Risk analysis - Stochastic simulation - Design and modeling of numerical experiments - Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of computer models - Validation, Verification and Uncertainty Quantification (VVUQ) - Monte Carlo methods - Sampling techniques - Geostatistics - Risk measures - Simulation-Optimization techniques - R software - Nuclear safety - Environmental modeling - Wave propagation in random media - Non destructive Testing


Links: Qwant - Yahoo mail - gmail - Webmail free - slack - Overleaf - Portail Maths CNRS - Scopus - ScienceDirect - lib - Dropbox - Google Drive - OneDrive - github - gitlab

Internal links: Webmail IMT - THRIPS - Webmail EDF - Intranet EDF R&D - Espace collaboratif PRISME - Projet MOVIE (EDF R&D, 2015-2019) of Programme TI - Forge Incertitudes (EDF R&D) - Initiatives Usine Nucléaire du Futur - Sibil - SAPIUM Forge - ReDICE Forge - OQUAIDO github - AVIDO Forge- AVIDO git - NumBER Git

Experience and education

Since 2017 - Associate member in the SIS Team at i3S Laboratory of University Côte d'Azur (Sophia Antipolis, France) - Member of the ED STIC

Since 2015 - Manager of the Project “Uncertainty and model validation” of the CEA-EDF-AREVA Institute

Since 2011 - Research Associate in the Statistics and Probability Team at Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse of Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France)

Since 2010 - Senior research engineer at Electricité de France, Research and Development Division (Chatou, France) - EDF JETLAB

Since 2009 - Coordinator of the GdR MASCOT-NUM

2009 - Habilitation (HDR) Thesis of Université Toulouse III: Contributions to the uncertainty management in numerical modelisation: Wave propagation in random media and analysis of computer experiments

2002-2009 - Research engineer at Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, Nuclear Energy Division, Cadarache Center (France), Reactor Study Department

2000-2002 - Research engineer at Institut Français du Pétrole, Geophysics Division, (Rueil-Malmaison, France)

1999-2000 - Post-doctorate at Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, Nuclear Energy Division, Cadarache Center (France), Reactor Study Department

1995-1999 - PhD student at Geostatistics Centre, Ecole des Mines de Paris (Fontainebleau, France) - PhD Thesis of Paris School of Mines (1998): Statistical tomography in seismic reflection: Estimation of a stochastic velocity model

1995 - Master 2 Internship in the OMEGA project of INRIA Sophia Antipolis

1994-1995 - Master 2 in Statistics and Random Models in Finance at Université Paris VII

1990-1994 - Licence and Master 1 in Applied Mathematics at Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Collaborative activities

Research projects participation

INSIDER H2020 project (2017-2021) - OQUAIDO chair (2016-2019) - SAPIUM project (2017-2018) of OCDE/NEA/WGAMA - PIA AVIDO (2015-2018, Forge) - PGMO NumBER (2016-2018, Git) - CEMRACS 2017 - CHORUS ANR (2013-2017) - ByPASS ANR (2013-2016, private) - MetaDEB (2015) - Projet CNRS/NEEDS/ASINCRONE (2013-2014) - CEMRACS 2013 - ReDICE (Repet Deep Inside Computer Experiments) Consortium (2011 - 2014) - COSTA BRAVA ANR (2010 - 2014) - CSDL (Complex Systems Design Lab) System@tic project (2009-2012) - OPUS ANR (2008-2011) - PAMINA European (6th PCRD) project (2006-2009) - DICE Consortium (2006-2009) - CEMRACS 2006

Research and Working groups

SIAM - SIAM publication - Member of GFI Groupe Fiabilité et Incertitudes of French Statistical Society (SFdS) - Member of GTII (Groupe de Travail “Incertitudes et Industrie” de l'IMdR) - ESRA Technical Committee on Uncertainty and Sensititvity Analysis link - Simulation Optimization Network - CASL

DIL (Data Innovation Lab) of EDF R&D - Communauté Statistique et Probabilités of EDF R&D - Wiki interne Incertitudes of EDF R&D - Réseau CEA IMPEC (Incertitudes, Métamodèles et Plans d'Expériences pour les Codes de calcul) - Réseau MEXICO of INRA - ARF Stochastique (intranet) and Forum of ONERA

Books and Journal publications

Scopus - Google Scholar - HAL


Book chapters

Journal publication

Thesis reports

Habilitation thesis (HDR), Contributions au traitement des incertitudes en modélisation numérique, Université Paul Sabatier, 2009, mémoire pdf, memoire postscript

PhD thesis, Tomographie statistique en sismique réflexion : estimation d'un modèle de vitesse stochastique, Ecole des Mines de Paris, 1998, mémoire

Conference full papers and abstracts

Invited lectures


Academic in France

Other academic courses

Research Schools and Doctoral Training

Professional Training

Software and patent

OpenTURNS: An Open source initiative for the Treatment of Uncertainties, Risks'N Statistics

Melissa: Modular External Library for In Situ Sensitivity Analysis

Packages in R: Statistical tools

R - My packages


K. Dorogan, J. Angles and B. Iooss (2015). Procédé de soudage de pièces en acier inoxydable. France : FR / 28.10.2015 / FRA 1560324. Europe : EP 3 162 491 A1 / 03.05.2017 - link

Scientific responsibilities

Invited editor of journal special issues

Scientific events organization

Participation to conference scientific committees

Students supervision



Evaluation activities

Doctoral Thesis (PhD) jury participation

Habilitation Thesis (HDR) jury participation

Institutional evaluations

Iooss family